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Process Monitoring

Overview

The Process Monitoring Settings is a pre-loaded repository of all the generic processes present in a monitor(In this case the monitor will be a server, whether virtual or non-virtual).

In order to monitor a process that may or may not be available in this list, you can use Rediscovery. The metrics related to that process are then available for monitoring.

This list of processes along with the list of services enables Motadata AIOps to discover the applications present in monitors at the time of rediscovery.

Go to Menu, Select Settings . After that, Go to Monitoring . Select Process Monitor Settings to display the list of all the processes that are available in the system.

Process List

The Process List displays the following fields:

Process The name of the process that can be monitored.
Application Type The type of application to which the process belongs.
OS Type

The type of operating system to which the process belongs. This is further categorized into the following:

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • IBM AIX
  • HP-UX
  • Solaris
Actions

Select to display permissible actions for the process. The following actions are available for each process:

  • Edit Process: Select this button to edit the process name, application type, and OS type of the process.
  • Delete Process: Select this button to delete the process from the system.

 

 

How to add a new process for monitoring?

Motadata allows users to add a process to the existing process list in case a certain process that you need to monitor is not already present in the pre-loaded process list in the the system.

Select present above the list of processes. A new entry is created in the process list.

Enter the following details to create a new process:

  • Process: Please enter the name of the new process you want to add to Motadata. This is the name of the process as present in the actual server which is set up as monitor.
  • Application Type: Select the application type to which this process belongs from the drop down.
  • OS Type: Select the OS to which this process belongs from the drop down.

Select to add this process to the process list.

Select if you do not wish to add this process to the process list.